GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
ADVANCED STATISTICAL MECHANICS I/5531302
Course Title: ADVANCED STATISTICAL MECHANICS I
Credits 3 ECTS 7.5
Semester 2 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
   Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Prof.Dr.Ziya MERDAN
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/ziyamerdan
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  zmerdan1967@hotmail.com;ziyamerdan@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
To well understand the solid state physics.








 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
   The mode of delivery of this course is face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  The Laws of Thermodynamics
2. Week  The Laws of Thermodynamics
3. Week  Some Applications of Thermodynamics
4. Week  Some Applications of Thermodynamics
5. Week  The Problem of The Kinetic Theory
6. Week  The Problem of The Kinetic Theory
7. Week  The Equilibrium State of A Dilute Gas
8. Week  Midterm Exam
9. Week  Transport Phenomena
10. Week  Transport Phenomena
11. Week  Classical Statistical Mechanics
12. Week  Canonical Ensemble
13. Week  Canonical Ensemble
14. Week  Grand Canonical Ensemble
15. Week  Grand Canonical Ensemble
16. Week  Final Exam
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
   The mode of delivery of this course is face to face
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  None
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
25
 Assignment
1
15
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
40
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
60
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
3
42
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
0
0
 Reading
10
1
10
 Searching in Internet and Library
10
3
30
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
0
0
 Preparing Reports
0
0
0
 Preparing Presentation
12
5
60
 Presentation
12
2
24
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
1
10
10
 Final and Studying for Final
1
10
10
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
186
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
7.44
 ECTS: 
7.5
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Develop, enhance and deepen and obtain creative original definitions by combining current knowledge of the field and critical thinking and researchX
2comprehend interdisciplinary interactions and relations relevant to physics; analyze, compose, synthesize and evaluate new and complex ideas and to obtain original results by using expertise knowledge of the field,X
3obtain new scientific knowledge and gain higher level of skills in field of searchX
4develop a new scientific method in the field or apply a known method to a different problemX
5research, understand, design, adopt and apply an original subjectX
6question, compose, synthesize and evaluate new and complex ideasX
7publishtheir original works in refereed journalsX
8develop original ideas and methods in the field and also in interdisciplinary fields by using higher level skills such as creative and critical thinking, problem solving and judgmentsX
9present their works and original ideas effectively in a scientific environmentX
10communicate anddiscuss in advance level of writing, oral and visual in at least one foreign languageX
11introduce technological developmentsin anacademic and professional manner and contribute to theprogress of it societyX